First Meaning

There are 14 meaning(s) for word First

First Meaning 1 : the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

    Synonyms : first base
First Meaning 2 : indicating the beginning unit in a series

    Synonyms : 1st
First Meaning 3 : serving to set in motion

    Example : his first (or maiden) speech in Congress

    Synonyms : inaugural,  initiative,  initiatory,  maiden
First Meaning 4 : serving to begin

    Example : the first verse

    Synonyms : beginning
First Meaning 5 : the time at which something is supposed to begin

    Synonyms : beginning,  commencement,  get-go,  kickoff,  offset,  outset,  showtime,  start,  starting time
First Meaning 6 : ranking above all others

    Example : was first in her class

    Synonyms : foremost,  world-class
First Meaning 7 : prominently forward

    Synonyms : foremost
First Meaning 8 : the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

    Synonyms : first gear,  low,  low gear
First Meaning 9 : the first element in a countable series

    Example : the first of the month

    Synonyms : number 1,  number one
First Meaning 10 : before anything else

    Example : first we must consider the garter snake

    Synonyms : first of all,  first off,  firstly,  foremost
First Meaning 11 : the first or highest in an ordering or series

    Example : He wanted to be the first

    Synonyms : number one
First Meaning 12 : an honours degree of the highest class

    Synonyms : first-class honours degree
First Meaning 13 : highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections

    Example : first soprano,the first violin section,played first horn

First Meaning 14 : preceding all others in time or space or degree

    Example : the first house on the right,the first day of spring,his first political race,her first baby,the first time,the first meetings of the new party,the first phase of his training

First Antonyms

How to Pronounce First

  • f…úrst